Weekly Photo Challenge – Ascend

Buckeye, Arizona.

This week, Krista Stevens asks us to share interpretations of upward movement. You can view Krista’s example here. My original thought was of the many images I’ve captured featuring the Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron. Certainly I have an entire gallery of images depicting vertical ascents. Continue reading

Hellzapoppin Rodeo – Buckeye Days Old West Experience

hellzapoppin-saturday-1Buckeye, Arizona.

In January each year, Buckeye celebrates their cowboy heritage with Buckeye Days. The two-day celebration features a parade, a cattle drive down main street Buckeye and among other attractions, a professional rodeo. As the proud owner of a new D500 Nikon camera, I needed an excuse to try sports photography, a class of photography that reviews of the D500 said the camera excels at capturing. I was not to be disappointed in either the rodeo or the camera’s operation. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 29 January 2017

rodeoclown-1Buckeye, Arizona.

It’s Buckeye Days in our winter home town. One of the attractions of the weekend celebration is the National Senior Pro Rodeo Association’s Rodeo. I took my new Nikon D500 to capture some of the action, but before the day was over, I wanted to grab a shot or two with my cellphone to share on Cellpic Sunday. Continue reading